April 1968

Episode 461
Worldvision Rerun 249
Tape Date: March 26, 1968 (ABC #66-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 1, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Dan Curtis

In 1968, the clock in the foyer of Collinwood starts to strike
midnight. Inside the drawing room, everyone is still looking shocked
at Phyllis Wick. Julia exclaims, “I don’t understand!” Roger
exclaims, “Vicky! Vicky! She’s not here!” He rushes out to the
foyer to see if Vicky’s there. While everyone else is looking for
Vicky, Barnabas goes to Phyllis Wicks and, in a very menacing voice,
asks, “What are YOU doing here?” Suddenly, Phyllis Wicky puts her
hands to her throat and says, “AH! AH!”, as if there were something
uncomfortably tight around it.
In 1796, the noose has just been put around Vicky’s neck. She is
then hanged.
In 1968, Phyliss Wick screams horribly and collapses onto the
In 1796, the body is taken down from the gallows. The executioner
takes off the mask. The jailer exclaims, “It’s not her! That’s not
the prisoner! That’s not the woman we hanged!”. It is Phyllis Wick…
In 1968, everyone has rushed over to Phyllis Wick, only to find,
to their surprise, that it’s no longer Phyllis Wick, but Vicky.
Carolyn exclaims, “It’s Vicky!” Someone exclaims, “That’s impossible!
What happened, Miss Winters?” Someone else says, “I don’t understand…”
Elizabeth tells Roger, “Roger, call a doctor”, but Julia announces, “No.
That’s not necessary. I’m a doctor”. Elizabeth, looking very surprised,
exclaims, “Miss Hoffman!” Julia tells her, “I owe you an explanation,
I know. And you shall have it. Now, do you have some smelling salts?”
Carolyn says, “I’ll get them” and leaves to do so. Vicky revives and
sees Barnabas. Barnabas says, “Vicky, it’s Barnabas”. Vicky exclaims,
“Barnabas! Millicent was right! She said you weren’t dead! I’m so
glad! Why didn’t you want anyone to know you were alive? I don’t
understand…” Roger remarks, “Millicent? Millicent Collins lived
almost 200 years ago!”. Vicky sees Elizabeth standing there and
says, “Mrs. Collins”. Elizabeth, puzzled, asks, “Mrs. Collins?”
Vicky suddenly realizes where she is and exclaims, “Elizabeth! Julia!
Roger! I’m back!!!!” Julia says, “I’ll take her upstairs”, and takes
Vicky by the arm, but Vicky cries out in pain, “My arm!” Julia sees
some marks on Vicky’s neck and exclaims, “Vicky! These marks look
like rope burns!” “Vicky, where have you been?” Vicky replies, “I don’t
know”. Someone says, “What are you doing in that dress? There are so
many questions to ask!” As Roger is taking Vicky out the door, Carolyn
returns with the smelling salts. Carolyn says, “Vicky!”. Vicky says,
“Millicent!” Puzzled, Roger and Carolyn take Vicky upstairs. Barnabas
asks Julia, “Anything I can do?” Julia replies, “I’ll send for you.
As soon as I think it wise” and leaves. Elizabeth asks Barnabas,
“Barnabas, you had a premonition about this seance, didn’t you? You
didn’t want us to have this seance”. Barnabas replies, “No”.
Elizabeth asks, “What happened to Miss Wick?” Barnabas replies,
“She’s back in her own time now”. Elizabeth remarks, “The family
history will tell if there was a Phyllis Wick”. She goes to the
table to get the family history and is surprised to find that it’s
gone. She asks, “Where is it? It was here”. Elizabeth accuses
Barnabas of knowing more about what happend than he’s admitting.
They are interrupted by Julia, who comes into the room and says,
“I gave her a sedative, but she’s asking for you”. Barnabas says,
“Thank you”, but Julia says, “No, Barnabas. She’s asking for Mrs.
Stoddard”. Elizabeth leaves. Barnabas asks Julia, “You’re not
going to let me see her, are you?” Julia asks, “You really believe
she went into the past, don’t you? What if she’s upstairs telling
Mrs. Stoddard everything about you right now? You’re always in such
control of everything. It’s so interesting to see you when you’re
not!” and walks away.
Elizabeth and Julia are upstairs with Vicky, who’s in her own
bed. Julia asks, “Is she asleep, Mrs. Stoddard?” Elizabeth replies,
“She seems to be”. Julia says, “Good. I’d like to explain.”
Elizabeth tells her, “That can wait for later”, but Julia says, “No,
I’d like to explain now. I came here because I needed a change. My
work at the hospital was getting to be too much. I was in danger of
having a nervous breakdown if I didn’t get some rest. Dr. Woodard
knew about my interest in this area and your family, and arranged
for me to come here as a historian. I AM writing a book. I hope
you allow me to stay to finish it…” Vicky regains conciousness
and moans, “UNHHHHH…It hurts!” Elizabeth asks, “What’s wrong?”
Julia replies, “A bullet wound, I would guess”. Elizabeth exclaims,
“That’s impossible!” Julia remarks, “Look at this bandage. It’s
wound around her arm as if they had no tape.” Elizabeth asks, “But
what about the bullet wound?” Julia replies, “It’s about two weeks
old, I’d say”. Elizabeth exclaims, “But I see her every day!” Vicky
starts to says, “Peter! You’ve got to save him!” Elizabeth asks,
“What’s wrong, Vicky?” Vicky replies, “The gallows! I remember
hearing Peter’s voice, then the man saying, ‘May God have mercy on
your unrepentent soul’, the I remember dropping!” Elizabeth assures
her, “You’re all right now. You’re back at Collinwood”. Vicky asks,
“But where is Peter?” Julia asks, “Vicky, who is Peter?” Vicky
replies, “I DO know someone named Peter. But where? How? Where was
I? Peter, help me! Help me!” Meanwhile, a bat flutters outside the
The clock by Vicky’s bed reads 2:00. Vicky is sleeping peacefully.
Elizabeth is watching over her, while Julia sits in an armchair.
Elizabeth tells Julia, “She’s been sleeping for some time now. You
must get some rest”. Julia replies, “No”. Elizabeth insists, “At
least go get a cup of tea”. Julia replies, “No, you go”. Elizabeth
tells her, “Barnabas and Roger will want to know what happened. I
don’t know what to say to them”. Julia leaves with her. Barnabas
materializes in the room and calls, “Vicky? Vicky! Wake up, my dear!”
Vicky awakens and says, “Barnabas!” Barnabas tells her, “I know I
shouldn’t have come to your room, but I was worried about you.”
Vicky asks, “Why did Josette tell me you were dead? She came to see
me in jail. Why was I in jail?” Barnabas tells her, “You’re back at
Collinwood now”. Vicky says, “I’m so confused, Barnabas”. Barnabas
asks, “About what?” Vicky replies, “About you”. Barnabas asks, “Why?”
Vicky replies, “Because when Josette came to see me in jail, she
blamed me for killing you. She said I put a curse on you. You don’t
think I put a curse on you, do you?” Barnabas replies, “No. I am
under no curse”. Vicky remarks, “Poor Josette. I tried to prevent
her death. I told the countess she would lose a black onyx ring like
yours. But they told me you were dead. I don’t remember anything
else. Only….that you weren’t dead. But Millicent said it was
supposed to be secret”. Barnabas asks, “Do you know why it was
supposed to be a secret?” Vicky starts to say, “No…”, then suddenly
exclaims, “I WAS there!” Julia comes back. She is furious to find
Barnabas there and orders him out, “Get out of this room, Barnabas!
And do not come back! She will not be alone. All night!” Barnabas
leaves. Vicky says, “I frigtened him…” Julia replies, “Yes”.
Vicky says, “I didn’t mean to…Julia! I WAS there! I WAS! In
another time! With people I’ll never see again! Julia! What am
I going to do, what?”
Barnabas goes downstairs. He finds Carolyn in the drawing room
alone. He tells her, “You must divert the eminent Dr. Hoffman
tomorrow evening. I don’t care how. I must be with her alone”.
Carolyn asks, “Vicky? But you were with her alone tonight”. Barnabas
replies, “Yes, but not long enough”. Carolyn asks, “What are you
going to do?” Barnabas replies, “She must speak me alone, or she must
never speak again!”
Episode 462
Worldvision Rerun 250
Tape Date: March 27, 1968 (ABC #67-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 2, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Sedwick

Julia hypnotizes Vicky to try to find out what she knows, but
manages to get only fragmentary babbling from her about wanting
to save someone named Peter.
Vicky has a dream in which the ghost of Jeremiah tells her
to beware of Barnabas. (But he does not tell her why.)
Barnabas tries to get Julia to tell him what Vicky knows, but
she refuses to tell him. He tells her he recognized the woman
who appeared in the seance, that she was Sarah’s governess, that
she was tried and found guilty of witchcraft and was to be hung
the day he was chained in his coffin. He tells her he realizes
that Vicky must have taken her place in the past and is afraid
she might have discovered the truth about him. Julia tells
Barnabas that Vicky has only fragmentary memories of what
Julia goes to see Vicky. Vicky tells her about the dream.
Julia tells her she went into town and looked into town
records and found there WAS a Peter Bradford, that he was
hanged in 1795 for the murder of a Noah Gifford. Vicky
breaks down crying and repeats “I loved him…” over and
Julia tells Barnabas about Vicky saying she loved Peter
Bradford. This appears to bother Barnabas. Julia tells Barnabas
not to do anything to Vicky if she starts to remember too much
because she can make her forget the same way she made Maggie
Barnabas does not listen and visits Vicky. She starts to
babble about Joshua, Naomi and Josette, whom she says came to
America to marry Barnabas, not Jeremiah as the family history
says. She tells him that the ghost of Jermiah came to her and
told her to beware of HIM, but that she dismissed that as
ridiculous. Feigning sympathy for her, he embraces her and
bares his fangs…
Episode 463
Worldvision Rerun 251
Tape Date: March 28, 1968 (ABC #68-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 3, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Sedwick

Vicky is taken to the cemetary by Elizabeth. There, she finds
Peter’s grave. It states that he lived from January 13, 1770
– April 3, 1795. Vicky moans that it’s April 3, 1968 and almost
dusk and Peter’s being hanged back in 1795 right now and there’s
nothing she can do about it. She remarks that he is innocent, that
SHE killed Noah Gifford. She starts to remember that it was in this
graveyard that she killed Gifford, that it was because he was
strangling Daniel, but she cannot remember anything more. Suddenly,
Vicky tells Elizabeth she has to go into town, that she doesn’t
know why, but that she knows she has to go there.
At Collinwood, Barnabas tells Carolyn that he bit Vicky and asks
if she notices any difference in her. They are interrupted by
Vicky and Elizabeth returning. Vicky is carrying a large, flat
rectangular object wrapped in a light blue cloth. Elizabeth
remarks that they were driving through town and Vicky suddenly
had her stop at an antique shop on impulse, went in and bought a
portrait. Vicky unwraps the portrait. Barnabas is stunned. It is a
portrait of Angelique. He abruptly excuses himself and leaves.
Later, Tony Peterson arrives at Collinwood to take Carolyn to
dinner, but Barnabas telepathically summons her from the Old House.
Carolyn tells Peterson she has something she has to do quickly and
tells him to wait in the foyer.
Carolyn goes to the old house. There, Barnabas tells Carolyn
he knows why Vicky showed no response to his bite. She tells
her it is because of the influence of Angelique the witch and
tell her she must destroy the portrait for him. She tells him,
“That’s ridiculous. One doesn’t buy witches in antique shops.”
Barnabas is irritated at this and tells her he’ll do it himself.
Needing comfort and nourishment, he then bites her. Unknown to
them, Tony Peterson has followed Carolyn to the old house and
is spying on them through the window…
At 2:00 in the morning, Barnabas sneaks into Collinwood.
He cuts the picture from the frame, throws it into the
fire and watches it burn. He hears a woman’s laughter and
turns. He is shocked to see that the picture is back in the
frame, unharmed…
Episode 464
Worldvision Rerun 252
Tape Date: March 29, 1968 (ABC #69-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 4, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: John Sedwick

Roger falls in love with the portrait of Angelique, which seems
to have a strange effect on him. While looking at it, he puzzles
Julia by calling her “Countess DuPres”. When she asks why he called
her this, he denies having done so.
Roger dismisses Vicky’s claim that she travelled to the past
as just a a dream. Reminded about the appearance of Phyllis
Wick, he dismisses it as mass hallucination.
A Professor Elliot Stokes (Thayer David) comes to Collinwood
and offers to buy the portrait of Angelique, saying that he had
seen it in the antique store and planned to buy it, but found
it had been sold when he came back. He remarks that he had an
ancestor named Ben Stokes who used to work at Collinwood. He tells
them that Ben Stokes had written his memoirs, but that they were
unpublished and only one copy exist. Barnabas remarks that he
thought most servants in those days couldn’t read or write.
Stokes replies that neither could Ben, until he was over 40 years
old, but that Ben’s history is a bit mysterious, that he was
indentured to the Collins family until the year 1805, but
that Joshua Collins freed him for some unknown reason in 1795,
giving him $100, a substantial sum in those days, and a plot of
land north of Collinsport where Ben lived happily, dying at the age
of 75. Barnabas is relieve when Stokes tells him that Ben’s memoirs
had been in a fire and only fragments of it remain. Stokes remarks
that he thinks the woman in the portrait is somehow related to Ben.
Vicky suddenly remembers and exclaims that the woman in the portrait
is named Angelique and Ben HATED her because she was a witch who had
married the first Barnabas and tried to destroy the Collins family
and nearly succeeded. Roger pooh-poohs what Vicky says, saying the
family history never mentions a woman named Angelique. Failing to
convince Vicky to sell him the picture, Stokes leaves. Barnabas
leaves too.
Outside, Barnabas and Stokes talk. Stokes tells Barnabas he
already knew the woman in the picture was named Angelique, but
that he didn’t know she was a witch. He dismisses Roger’s objection
by saying that the “official” family history doesn’t tell
everything. He tells Barnabas that he has some small psychic
powers and senses that Vicky somehow knows the past almost as
if she lived it. He tells Barnabas that Vicky might be able to
help him solve a mystery he has been investigating : the Collinport
Stranglings of 1795.
Barnabas decides that Vicky is starting to remember too much
and becoming too much of a threat to him. He bites her again,
planning to “guide her into a new life.”
Later, Julia goes into check on Vicky and sees the bites on
her neck. She confronts Barnabas and threatens to expose him
if he doesn’t stop.
Episode 465
Worldvision Rerun 253
Tape Date: April 1, 1968 (ABC #70-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 5, 1968 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: John Sedwick

Barnabas sends Vicky a telepathic message telling her he’s
going to take her away from Collinwood forever tonight.
Joe Haskell comes to Collinwood. He tells Vicky he found something
belonging to her, the charm bracelet Maggie had given her for
her birthday. He tells her she’ll never guess where he found it.
But before he can tell her, she tells him, “I know. The old
courthouse.” He tells her she is right, that he was helping
salvage the fixtures before it was demolished and found it there.
Vicky falls asleep in the drawing room and has a dream in which
she visits Peter Bradford in his cell. She tells him she will help
him by going to Nathan and getting him to change his testimony
about seeing him shoot Noah. She finds Nathan, but he tells her
he cannot help her because he is dead, and so is she, he by
strangulation and she by hanging. Vicky returns to Peter’s
cell but finds it empty. She sees him being hanged outside.
Vicky wakes up calling, “Peter!” Barnabas is there. He tells
her he has come to take her away, but she tells him she remembers
the events leading up to her shooting Noah now, that she was
hiding in a secret room in the Collins family crypt. She tells
him that before they go, she wants to go and see if there really
is a secret room in the Collin’s family crypt and thus prove
whether she really did travel into the past.
Vicky drives on the way to the cemetary with Barnabas. He tells
her he is worried they might missed the boat he has booked passage
on. He asks her how she could know about a secret room if it was
secret. She tells him Ben had hidden her in there. Suddenly,
Vicky sees a man who looks just like Peter Bradford, except
he is dressed in modern clothes, standing right in the middle
of the road. She screams, “Peter!”, swerves to avoid hitting him,
and hits a tree.
Episode 466
Worldvision Rerun 254
Tape Date: April 2, 1968 (ABC #71-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 8, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Sedwick

The phone rings at Collinwood. Julia answers. She is informed
by a nurse at the Collinsport Hospital that Barnabas and Vicky have
been in an auto accident and that Barnabas is in critical condition.
She rushes out of Collinwood to go to the hospital.
At the hospital, a doctor orders a blood transfusion for
Barnabas, saying he has little blood, in fact the lowest blood
count he’s ever encountered. He remarks that this must be because
Barnabas must have lost a lot of blood in the accident, but then
expects the clothing Barnabas had been wearing and is puzzled by
the fact that his clothing showed no trace of serious bleeding.
The man who looks like Peter Bradford visits an unconscious
Vicky, but the nurse finds him in there and kicks him out. He
sneaks back in. Vicky regains consciousness, sees him and calls
him, “Peter! Peter Bradford” He tells her his name isn’t Peter,
that he doesn’t know who Peter Bradford is, that he’s only there
becaues he caused the accident. He tells her his name is “Jeff
Clark”. The nurse comes in again, sees Clark there and kicks him
out again, saying, “Dr. Lang will be very upset!” Clark becomes
upset at the mention of the name “Dr. Lange” and leaves.
Dr. Lang comes and examines Vicky. He finds the holes on her
neck. While he is questioning her about them, a nurse rushes into
the room and tells him someone is trying to take Barnabas out of
the hospital.
Dr. Lang goes to Barnabas’ room and finds Julia Hoffman in
there on the telephone trying to make arrangements to take
Barnabas away. He questions her and she tells him she is treating
Barnabas for a rare blood disease and must have him moved for
special care. He sees through her lies and tells her he is a
student of rare blood disorders and knows Barnabas is a
vampire and knows that she knows it. He refuses to release
Barnabas from the hospital. Julia asks him to cover the windows
so that no light can come in. This he agrees to do.
Barnabas awakens and finds Dr. Lang in the room with him.
He asks him what time it is. Dr. Lang replies, “Almost four O’clock.”
Barnabas, thinking he means 4:00 in the morning and that
the sun is about to come up soon, becomes frantic and asks to
be allowed to leave. Dr. Lang advises him against it, saying
he’s injected him with a number of drugs, some of them new
and experimental. But Barnabas refuses to listen and tries
to leave, but Dr. Lang tells him, “It’s four o’clock, yes, but in
the afternoon!” and pulls open the curtains. The room fills with
sunlight. Barnabas screams…
Episode 467
Worldvision Rerun 255
Tape Date: April 3, 1968 (ABC #72-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 9, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift

After getting over the initial shock, Barnabas finds, to
his amazement, that the sunlight has absolutely no effect
on him and even opens the window and goes out on the balcony
to look at the sun. Dr. Lang tells him he knows he is a
vampire, or rather, WAS a vampire. He tells him he as somehow
managed to cure him – by accident, but assures him he has
complete records of what he has done.
At Collinwood, Roger is staring at the portrait of Angelique.
The phone (COllinsport 4099) rings, but Roger does not appear to
notice. The phone rings about 10 times. Elizabeth, who’s been in
another part of the house, comes running to answer, but is too late.
By the time she gets to the foyer, the phone has stopped ringing.
She goes into the foyer and asks Roger why he did not answer the
phone, but he appears to be in some sort of trance. He calls
her Naomi and starts to yell at her the way a man might yell
at his wife 100 years ago. Shocked, Elizabeth slaps him. He
snaps out of it. She asks him why he didn’t answer the phone and
why he talked to her like that, but finds he doesn’t remember
any of it.
Roger and Elizabeth go to visit Barnabas at the hospital.
While Elizabeth talks to Barnabas, Roger remains silent, a
strange look on his face. Dr. Lang comes in. Barnabas introduces
him to Elizabeth and Roger. Elizabeth greets him, but Roger just
gives him a cold handshake and doesn’t say a word. While Dr. Lange
is talking to Elizabeth and Barnabas, Roger remains silend and
steals Lange’s “head-mirror”, which the doctor has put on a table.
Lang leaves. Elizabeth admonishes Roger for being so rude as not
to say a word to Dr. Lange. But Roger, instead of answering
Elizabeth, turns to Barnabas, says, “It’s not this easy!” and
leaves, leaving Barnabas and Elizabeth puzzled.
Roger returns to Collinwood and goes to the portrait. The
portrait telepathically tells him to twist the headband tight.
Roger does so.
At the hospital, Barnabas is now alone in the room with Dr.
Lange, Elizabeth having left. He is telling Dr. Lang about
Angelique when suddenly Lang grabs his head and complains of
suddenly having an excruciating headache. He falls to his knees
and screams, “I can’t see!”
At Collinwood, the portrait instructs Roger to throw the
headband into the fire, but Roger, sensing that something
terrible will happen if he does, refuses to do so. Instead,
he hurls it across the room. Angelique’s control of him is
apparentely not yet complete.
At the hospital, Lange’s headache and blindness suddenly
disappear. Barnabas tells Lang that he recognizes what has
just happened. He tells Lang he has become the target of
Angelique’s wrath. He begs him to stop treating him and let
him revert into a vampire. Lang refuses. Barnabas warns him,
“If you don’t stop, Angelique will kill you!”
Episode 468
Worldvision Rerun 256
Tape Date: April 4, 1968 (ABC #73-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 10, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift

Dr. Lang examines Vicky and finds that the wounds on her
neck are gone. Vicky asks how this is possible. Lang tells
her the wounds are gone because their cause is gone, but
does not explain further.
Having been released from the hospital by Lange, Vicky is
packing her things to leave. Jeff Clark comes in and talks
to her about her thinking he is someone named Peter Bradford.
He mentions that he is staying at the Collinsport Inn. Dr.
Lang comes in and tells Vicky that Barnabas wants to see
her before she goes. Vicky leaves to go see him. After she
leaves, Lang orders Jeff to stay away from Vicky. Their
conversation reveals that Jeff works for Lange. The nature
of their work is not mentioned, but it is clear from the
conversation that Jeff does not like it, but he has no choice
but to do it for some reason. Lang tells him to leave Vicky
alone because he might have plans for her. He orders Jeff to
leave. Jeff leaves.
Vicky returns to her hospital room. Lang tells her Jeff had
to leave for an urgent appointment Lang asks her some questions
about herself, saying it’s for the medical record. Vicky tells him
she is a foundling without any family.
At Collinwood, Julia finds Carolyn acting strangely, as if
she were no longer under the spell of a vampire. Carolyn takes
off her scarf, saying she no longer feels like wearing it.
Julia sees that the holes in her neck are gone.
When Vicky returns, she tells Carolyn about Jeff. Carolyn
convinces Vicky that she must learn more about him as it may
answer some of her questions about her experiences. Vicky calls
the Collinsport Inn but finds that Jeff Clark is not registered
there and never has been.
Vicky decides to check to see if there is a secret room in
the Collins Family mausoleum. Julia goes with her. WHen they get
there, they find that Jeff is in the crypt. Vicky asks him what
he is doing there. He tells her that he was taking a walk when
the storm started and he ran in there for shelter. Vicky tells
him this is one of the last places she saw Peter. She asks him
if he remembers being the secret room with her and giving her
the gun. At first, he becomes angry that she keeps thinking he
is Peter Bradford, but then apoligizes and tells her this talk
of guns and secret rooms bothers him, but says he does know
why. Julia asks Vicky about the secret room, but Vicky tells her
that all she can remember is that it is behind one of the panels,
but that she doesn’t remember which one or how to open it. While
they are talking, Jeff paces around with his hand to his forehead
as if he is trying to remember something. Suddenly, he walks over
to the middle panel, pulls the ring in the lion’s mouth and opens
the secret panel.
Episode 469
Worldvision Rerun 257
Tape Date: April 5, 1968 (ABC #74-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 11, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift

Vicky asks Jeff how he know about the ring, but he tells her
he doesn’t know, that it “just happened”.
They go inside the secret room. There, Vicky suddenly remembers
hiding in there with Daniel, up to the killing of Noah. Julia
asks if she remembers seeing a coffin in there and is relieved
when Vicky tells her that she remembers seeing no coffin in the
room when she was hiding in there. Julia questions her further
and finds that she knows nothing about the secret room, just
that she had hidden there.
Barnabas awakens and screams for Lang. When Lang arrives,
Barnabas tells him that he had a sudden urge for blood, but that
it is gone now. Lang tells him that, in his present condition,
there might be temporary relapses. Lang tells him not to worry
because he has discovered a permanent cure.
Julia visits Lang and tells him she had visited Barnabas and
learned about his claim of having found a permanent cure. She
asks him about it, but he refuses to tell her anything. As she
gets up to leave, Jeff comes through the door. Julia says
“Goodbye” politely and leaves. Jeff tells Lang he is concerned
that Julia saw them together because she and Vicky had seen
earlier at the cemetary. Lang ask if they saw him digging.
Jeff replies that they didn’t. Lang, looking relieved, asks him
Vicky and Julia were doing at Stanhope Cemetary. Jeff replies
that they were not at Stanhope, but at the Eagle Hill cemetary.
Lang asks him what he was doing at Eagle Hill cemetary, saying,
“There hasn’t been a burial there in 50 years!” Jeff replies that
he doesn’t know. Lang asks Jeff if he’s returned empty handed.
Jeff replies that he has. Lang becomes angry and orders him to
go to Stanhope and carry out his orders. Jeff tells Lang that
now that he knows Vicky, he doesn’t want to continue doing what
he’s been doing for him anymore, that he feels it’s a sick thing
to do and it makes him feel dirty and rotten when he’s with
Vicky. Lang orders him to stay away from Vicky, saying Barnabas
loves and wants to marry her and any interference would get in
the way of his plans. Jeff refuses. Lang threatens to tell Vicky
he, Jeff, had been in an institution for the criminally insane,
convicted of murder, if he does not obey.
Episode 470
Worldvision Rerun 258
Tape Date: April 8, 1968 (ABC #75-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 12, 1968 Friday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift

It is midnight. Vicky comes downstairs and hears voices in
the drawing room, but when she looks in, she finds that Roger
is alone in there. He sees her and accuses her of eavesdropping.
She apoligizes, saying she didn’t mean to. He tells her he
doesn’t like the frame on the portrait and will go into town
to get it reframed. Vicky tells him, “But Roger, all the shops
are closed this time of night.” He asks her why she calls him
“Roger”, saying his name is “Joshua”. He takes the portrait
and starts towards the front doors, but Vicky bars his way.
He threatens to harm her if she doesn’t get out of the way.
Vicky picks up the telephone and shouts, “Look, Roger, this
proves that it’s the 20th century!” Roger snaps out of the
trance. Vicky tells Roger the portrait is evil, but Roger
dismisses her claim as “ridiculous”. Vicky starts to go upstairs.
Roger looks at the painting and, becoming possessed again,
picks it up and goes out the front doors. Vicky sees this but
comes down too late to stop him. She goes into the drawing
room and falls asleep there.
When she awakens in the morning, Roger and the portrait are
still gone. Jeff comes and asks her if she is in love with
Barnabas. Vicky replies that she is not, that she was planning
to marry him at one time but no longer feels like doing so
for some reason. She tells Jeff she must go to the hospital and
tell Barnabas this. Jeff warns her against going to the hospital,
saying it’s not a safe place for her, but will not explain what
he means. Vicky complains about his secretiveness and tells him
she doesn’t even know what he does for a living. He tells her
he works for Lang, but will tell her no more, asking her to
trust him like she did Peter Bradford. He tells her if she must
go to the hospital, to make it a quick visit.
At the hospital, Barnabas is dressed and getting ready to
leave. He is looking at himself in the mirror. Vicky comes and
tells him that she is remembering more about her trip to the past
and says she thinks she was there for two reasons, one, to save
Daniel Collins and two, to meet Peter Bradford. She tells him
she is certain that Jeff Clark is somehow really Peter Bradford,
and until she can find out for sure, she cannot marry him,
Barnabas, devastated, goes to Dr. Lang’s house and tells him
to stop the experiments, saying Vicky will not marry him, and
there’s no point in starting a new life without her. Lang, not
wanting to stop the experiments, is furious. He asks Barnabas
if Vicky’s refusal to marry him has anything to do with Jeff
Clark. Barnabas tells him that it does. Lang tells Barnabas
that Jeff works for him and tells him he will take care of it.
Jeff Clark comes into the room, carrying a large box. He looks
surprised to see Barnabas there. Barnabas excuses himself and
leaves. Jeff puts the box on a table. Lang opens it and
pronounces it, “A perfect specimen!”. Inside lies a severed
arm, lying on ice…
Episode 471
Worldvision Rerun 259
Tape Date: April 9, 1968 (ABC #76-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 15, 1968 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift

Elizabeth tells Mrs. Johnson to hang the portrait of Angelique
on the wall over the desk, but Mrs. Johnson tells her that the
portrait is on longer on the easel where it was. Elizabeth
remarks, “Maybe Roger knows where it is”, but Mrs. Johnson
tells her that Roger’s not in the house, and that his bed hasn’t
been slept in. Elizabeth, worried, tells Mrs. Johnson that she
will call the authorities if he doesn’t show up by night. Mrs.
Johnson tells Elizabeth that her grown son is coming to stay in
Collinsport for a while and asks if he could stay at Collinwood.
Elizabeth replies, “Certainly.”
Barnabas drops by. Elizabeth tells him Roger is missing, and
has been acting strangely ever since Vicky brought the portrait
home. She tells him of Roger’s continual staring at the portrait,
She recouts the incident where he called her “Naomi” and insisted
his name was “Joshua”. Barnabas recommends that the portrait be
removed due to its strange influence on Roger, but Elizabeth
tells him that the portrait is gone and no one knows what
happened to it. Vicky, who’s just come into the room, tells
Elizabeth she knows what happened to it and recounts the
events of the previous night. Elizabeth tells her she will
have the grounds searched and leaves. Barnabas stares at
Vicky’s neck and gets the urge to bite it. He tells Vicky
he suddenly does not feel well and must go to see Dr. Lange
and leaves.
There is a knock at the door. Vicky answers it and screams.
Standing there is a man who looks just like Noah Gifford.
He identifies himself as Harry Johnson. Elizabeth comes running
and asks Vicky what’s wrong. Vicky replies that the man looks
just like the man she shot in the past. Mrs. Johnson comes and
asks what’s wrong. Elizbeth replies, “Nothing. Just a case of
mistaken identity” and takes a shaken Vicky to her room. Mrs.
Johnson takes her son into the drawing room and asks him what
he did to cause Vicky to scream. He replies that he did nothing,
that it must have been a case of mistaken identity as the
woman said. She tells him he had better watch himself this time,
that if he should get “itchy fingers” again, she will not be
able to help him and he’ll have to go back to prison.
While cleaning Roger’s room, Mrs. Johnson finds Dr. Lang’s
head-mirror and takes it to Elizabeth, who finds Lang’s name
on it.
Shaken by the relapse, Barnabas goes to Dr. Lang and demands
to know more about his permanent cure. Lang refuses to tell him
the details, but does tell him that as part of the cure, he
can give him the physical appearance of Jeff Clark if he
Late at night, Harry Johnson, not heeding his mother’s warning,
goes into the drawing room, closes the doors and starts going
through the desk drawers.
Episode 472
Worldvision Rerun 260
Tape Date: April 10, 1968 (ABC #77-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 16, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: John Sedwick

While discussing the disappearance of Roger and the portrait,
Barnabas tells Julia who Angelique was. Julia takes Lang’s
headmirror out of a drawer, tells Barnabas that Roger had stolen
it and asks if he knows why he would do such a thing. Barnabas
tells her Lang’s life is danger and they leave to go to him.
Roger goes to Dr. Lang’s house/office and pretends he wants
to have a physical examination. While Lang’s back is turned,
Roger takes an antique harpoon hanging on the wall as a decoration
and prepares to kill Lang with it, but a knock at the door snaps
him out of the trance. Barnabas and Julia come in and Julia
takes Roger back to Collinwood. Barnabas tells Lang that Roger
was possessed by Angelique and was trying to kill him, but Lang
thinks this is ridiculous. Barnabas shows him his head mirror
and tells him it was found in Roger’s room. He tells him that
it was used to cause his headaches by sympathetic magic. Julia
returns and tells them Roger escaped while she was taking him
back to Collinwood.
Roger shows up at Professor Elliot Stoke’s house and knocks
at the door. Stokes answers and tells him, “I don’t have much
time to talk to you. I’m waiting for one of my students – I teach
at Rockport University – in fact, I thought it was her.” Roger
comes in, holding the portrait, wrapped in paper, and tells Stokes
he and Vicky have decided to give it to him. He unwraps the
portrait, but THE CANVAS IS BLANK.
Barnabas and Julia return to Collinwood and are shocked to
find that the portrait of Angelique is back on the easel…
Episode 473
Worldvision Rerun 261
Tape Date: April 11, 1968 (ABC #78-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 17, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Sedwick

Vicky and Elizabeth find Roger’s coat and luggage sitting in
the foyer. This puzzles Vicky. She tells Elizabeth she saw
Roger leave, and he had no luggage. They also notice that the
portrait is back on its easel. Barnabas comes to Collinwood.
Elizabeth leaves, saying she’s going to call the shipyards and
see if Roger is there. Barnabas tells Vicky that Angelique’s
portrait is having a bad influence on Roger and tells her she must
get rid of it, as Angelique’s power may still be active after
200 years. Vicky agrees and tells him she will contact Prof.
Elliot Stokes. Elizabeth returns and tells them that Roger hasn’t
shown up at the shipyards. Just as she says this, Roger comes in
through the front doors and into the drawing room. He is in great
spirits and asks that champagne be brought for a celebration.
He announces that he has just been married. A woman come in.
Roger introduces her as his new wife Cassandra, his new wife.
Cassandra (Lara Parker) looks just like Angelique except she has
jet black hair worn in a permanent. Barnabas, shocked at the
resemblance, excuses himself and leaves. Elizabeth takes Roger
into the study and argues with him about his sudden marriage. She
tells him that she thinks something is seriously wrong with him
mentally and that he should see a doctor. In the drawing room,
Vicky talks to Cassandra for awhile and learns that she is a
student of Prof. Stokes and met Roger at Prof. Stokes house. Vicky
excuses herself and leaves. Cassandra, now alone in the drawing
room, looks at Angelique’s portrait and laughs…
Episode 474
Worldvision Rerun 262
Tape Date: April 12, 1968 (ABC #79-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 18, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Sedwick

Elizabeth tells Cassandra that Roger seems to be suffering
from some psyciatric problems and it would be best for Roger if
she had the marriage annulled, but Cassandra refuses to do so.
Vicky notices Casssandra’s resemblance to the portrait and
mentions it to Elizabeth, but Elizabeth replies that that
doesn’t mean anything.
Vicky tells Julia that she thinks Cassandra IS Angelique and
that Barnabas is in danger, but Julia dismisses her warning.
At bedtime, in their bedroom, Roger pours two glasses of
champagne, one for himself and one for Cassandra. While Roger is
not looking, Cassandra puts some kind of powder into Roger’s
champagne. They drink. The drug puts Roger to sleep.
Cassandra goes down into the foyer and goes to Barnahbas’
portrait. She talks to it, saying, “If Vicky hadn’t gone back
into the past, I would never have known you had escaped from
the chained coffin. You will not escape from my curse!” Vicky
is right. She IS Angelique…
Episode 475
Worldvision Rerun 263
Tape Date: April 15, 1968 (ABC #80-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 19, 1968 Friday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Sedwick

Barnabas, at the Old House, receives a note from Cassandra.
He recognizes the handwriting as being that of Angelique. The note
says that she will wait for him in the old house at 10:00. Professor
Stokes arrives, having been called by Barnabas, who has asked
him to bring a talisman that protects against witchcraft.
Barnabas offers to buy the talisman, but Stokes tells him
it’s not for sale. Eventually, he agrees to lend it to Barnabas.
At 10:00, Cassandra comes to the old house. Barnabas addresses
her as “Angelique”, and tells her he knows she’s come to renew
her curse. She denies this, tells him what he says makes no sense
and leaves.
Barnabas goes to Dr. Lang, shows him that talisman and tells
him about it, but Lang dismisses it as superstition. Barnabas
tries to convince him to take the medallion, saying he will
be Angelique’s first target since he’s helping him escape the
vampire curse. There’s a knock at the door. Lang tells Barnabas
he’s expecting a patient and asks him to go to another room.
Barnabas leaves the room, leaving the talisman behind. Lang
lets his patient in. It is Cassandra. She tells him she is a
“Mrs. Blair” and is seeking treatment for a sprained ankle.
While Lang is examining her, she tries to put a spell to kill
him by causing him to have a heart attack. Lang grabs his
chest in pain, but stumbles around and manages to make his way
over to his desk and pick up the talisman. The amulet works and
the spell stops. Lang has no memory of what just happened.
Cassandra, her plot foiled, leaves. After she leaves, Barnabas
returns and tells Lang that Cassandra was Angelique. He tells Lang
that due to the danger posed by her, he must give him the
permanent cure immediately, but Lang tells him that his
experiments aren’t yet finished. Barnabas presses him for the
details of the cure. Lang agrees that he should know and takes
him to his laboratory.
In his laboratory, Lang shows Barnabas an operating table
covered by a cloth, referring to the thing underneath as
“his creation”, which he tells Barnabas is unfinished. He tells
Barnabas he will drain his life force from his body and transfer
it into his creation, and that in his new body, he will no longer
be afflicted with the vampire curse and that the witch will think
he died and not know he’s really inhabiting another body. He lifts
part of the cloth. We see an arm that looks like it’s stitched
to the rest of the body…
Episode 476
Worldvision Rerun 264
Tape Date: April 17, 1968 (ABC #81-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 22, 1968 Monday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift

Lang explains to Barnabas that his creation is finished except
for the head. Barnabas asks Lang if there’s any chance of failure.
Lang replies that there is a small one. Barnabas asks what failure
would mean. Lang replies that it would mean his death. Barnabas,
fearing failure, tells Lang he’s not sure he wants to go through
with it. Barnabas asks if he will his memories and feelings from
his current life. Lang replies that he doesn’t know. Lang tells
him he will give him time to think about it. He tells Barnabas
that the choice of face will be his. Barnabas asks, “Can you
make me look like Jeff Clark?” Lang replies, “I can make it BE
the face of Jeff Clark!”
Lang and Jeff go to the cemetary. Hiding in the trees with
a shovel, they watch a gravedigger burying a body. When the
gravedigger finishes and leaves, they go to the fresh grave.
Lang orders Jeff to dig, but Jeff announces that he can no
longer do this. He tells Lang that he quits, calling Lang a ghoul.
Lang threatens to tell Vicky about Jeff’s past, but Jeff replies
that he has already decided to tell her about the sanitarium.
Lang then threatens to tell Vicky about the murders Jeff’s committed,
but Jeff replies that he has no memories of ever having committed
any murders and accuses Lang of having made them up. Lang tells
Jeff he had been found wandering around the docks of Portsmouth in
a dazed condition with a rope in his pocket, the fibers from which
were later found to match those on the necks of two women who had
been strangled with a rope. Jeff tells Lang he thinks he’s bluffing.
Barnabas meets Julia in the garden and tells her Lang has
what he claims is a permanent cure for vampirism. He asks her
what she knows about Lang. She tells him all she knows about Lang
is that he’s a competent surgeon. She asks Barnabas about the
details of the permanent cure, but Barnabas refuses to tell her.
Julia leaves. Barnabas sits and thinks for awhile, but then,
hearing voices, leaves.
Vicky and Jeff come into the garden. Jeff tells Vicky about
his having once been confined to a sanitarium. He tells her
he has no idea who he is or what he was doing before the
sanitarium, but that with her help, he hopes to find out.
She tells him she is certain he is Peter Bradford. They kiss.
Barnabas, hiding in the trees, sees them…
Episode 477
Worldvision Rerun 265
Tape Date: April 16, 1968 (ABC #82-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 23, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: John Sedwick

Carolyn returns to Collinwood. She is greeted at the door
by Cassandra. Carolyn asks, “Who are you?” Cassandra replies,
“I’m Mrs. Collins”. Carolyn, puzzled, replies, “I’m afraid I
don’t understand”. Cassandra explains, “I’m Roger’s wife”.
Carolyn is shocked. Tony Peterson comes to Collinwood and asks
to talk to Caolyn. He and Carolyn go into the drawing room to talk
and close the doors.
Peterson angrily tells Carolyn he saw Barnabas kissing her
at the old house. (Actually, he was biting her. Peterson mistook
this for a sensual kiss.)
Outside in the foyer, Cassandra opens Peterson’s briefcase,
which he has left on the table, and steals his cigarette
Carolyn, sick of Peterson’s jealousy, tells him to go talk
to Barnabas about it. Peterson tells her he will.
Peterson goes to the old house and tells Barnabas he saw him
kissing Carolyn. Barnabas tells him it was nothing but an
avuncular kiss. Peterson remarks that it looked like much more
than that to him.
Cassandra, in the garden, uses the lighter to cast a spell
on Peterson and summon him to the garden.
Peterson goes to the garden. There, Cassandra casts a spell
on him putting him under her powers. She tells him that most
of the time, he will be normal and have no knowledge of being
under a spell, but any time she needs him, she will be able to
summon him, put him into a trance and be able to have him do
her bidding, and that after he is out of the trance, he will
have no memory of what happened.
Angelique comes to Barnabas in a dream. She tells him she
will put a new curse on him, a dream curse, that that is how the
curse will return to him. She tells him that soon, someone will
have a dream and be terrified by it and the feeling of terror won’t
leave until the person tells the second person in the chain. The
second person in the chain will have the dream with more terrifying
details filled and will be terrified until telling the third person
in the chain and so on until finally the dream reaches the final
person in the chain – him. She tells him “And what you see in the
dream will turn your blood into ice!”
Episode 478
Worldvision Rerun 266
Tape Date: April 18, 1968 (ABC #83-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 24, 1968 Wednesday
Writer: Gordon Russell
Director: Lela Swift

There’s a knock at the door of Collinwood. Cassandra, who
happens to be in the foyer, answers it. It is Maggie Evans.
Maggie tells Cassandra that she’s come to see Vicky. Cassandra
is astonished by the Maggie’s resemblance to Josette and
keeps staring at her. When Maggie asks Cassandrawhy she is staring
at her, Cassandra tells he she looks just like someone she knew
a long time ago – when she was a child. Vicky comes down, and she
and Maggie go into the drawing room to talk.
In the foyer, Cassandra tells the portrait of Barnabas that
because of her resemblance to Josette, she has decided that
Maggie will be the first victim of the dream curse.
In the drawing room, Vicky is pouring a cup of tea for Maggie.
She asks her what she wants in it, cream or lemon, but Maggie
seems a million miles off. Vicky asks why she seems so
distracted. Maggie tells Vicky that Cassandra had kept staring at
her. Vicky realizes why but does not say anything. She asks
Maggie if a friend of hers, Jeff Clark, can stay at her cottage
until he finds a job. Maggie tells Vicky she’ll arrange it
with her father.
Jeff, at Lang’s house, telephones Vicky. Vicky tells him she
has made the arrangements, that she has found a place for him
to live temporarily. Peter prepares to leave Lang’s house and
service, but Lang ambushes him and injects him with something,
knocking him out.
At night, Cassandra sends Maggie the dream curse. In it, Maggie
hears a knock at the door of the cottage. She opens the door.
Outside is Jeff Clark – whom she has never met. Jeff beckons
to her to follow him. Maggies does’t want to, but feels compelled
to and does. Jeff leads her to a door, opens it, and gestures
for her to go in. She does. But instead of following her in,
Jeff closes the door and locks her in. Maggie hears Jeff’s voice
reciting a poem,

“Through sight and sound and faceless terror,
“Through endless corridors of trial and error,
“A head of blazing light does burn,
“And one door leads to the point of return…

Maggie finds herself in a foggy room with many doors. She
tries two, but finds that both are locked. She starts to hear
music. It is the music from Josette’s music box. She goes
and opens the door behind which the music is coming from, finds
it is unlocked and opens it. Inside is a green death’s head
floating in the dark. Maggie awakens, screaming.
Jeff awakens and finds himself strapped to a table. Lang
is standing over him. Jeff is puzzled and asks Lang why he
is strapped to the table and why didn’t just kill him. Then
he that Lang is holding a scalpel, then looks over and sees the
headless creature lying on another table and suddenly realizes
the Lang intends to use HIS head for the creature. He struggles,
but Lang knocks him out with another injection, then places
the scalpel to his neck and prepares to cut…
Episode 479
Worldvision Rerun 267
Tape Date: April 19, 1968 (ABC #84-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 25, 1968 Thursday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift

But before Lang can cut, he is interrupted by a knock at the
door. Lang answers it. It is Barnabas. He tells Lang that he is
suffering from a relapse, that he is having an urge to drink blood.
Barnabas sees Jeff lying on the table and, realizing what Lang is
about to do, begins to feel guilty and tells Lang he has chosen not
to go through with it. Lang, playing to Barnabas’ jealousy, tells
Barnabas that if he does not, Jeff and Vicky will marry. Barnabas
agrees to the experiment and leaves the lab.
Vicky comes to Lang’s house to look for Jeff. She rings the
doorbell but no one answers. Finding the door unlocked, she goes
in and calls for Jeff. Barnabas, who’s coming down from the lab
upstairs, hears Vicky. He goes back up to the lab and tells Lang
that Vicky is downstairs looking for Jeff. Lang goes down and
tells Vicky that Jeff is not there, that he doesn’t know where
he is. Vicky starts to become hysterical and screams that she
feels something terrible has happened to Jeff and starts to babble
about how much she loves him, saying that for the first time in
her life she was close to being happy. Barnabas, listening from
upstairs, hears this and, becoming insanely jealous, goes to Lang’s
lab and prepares to kill Jeff. However, his conscience intervenes.
He says, “Enough!” and unstraps Jeff. When Lang returns, Barnabas
tells him that he has decided not to go through with the experiment,
adding, “This time the decision is final!” Lang tells him that
he’ll have to kill Jeff anyway because he knows too much. Jeff
regains consciousness, jumps off the table, grabs a scalpel and
tries to attack Lang, but Lang once again manages to knock him out
with an injection and straps him back to the table.
Barnabas tells Lang it isn’t necessary for him to kill Jeff,
that he can get Julia to hypnotize him and make him forget
everything, but Lang vetoes the idea, saying he doesn’t want
to get Julia involved because he doesn’t want anyone else to
know what he’s been doing. Barnabas tells him Julia can be
trusted to keep a secret, but Lang still refuses. Barnabas,
not wanting a murder to occur, picks up the phone and tells
Lang ,”I’m going to call Julia whether you like it or not and
there’s nothing you can do to stop me.” But Lang opens a drawer,
takes out a pistol, and aims it at Barnabas. Barnabas,
unconcerned, tells Lang that bullets cannot harm him, but Lang
reminds him that he has been temporarily cured of vampirism and
CAN be harmed by bullets while temporarily not a vampire. He
tells Barnabas, “I’ll give you until a count of three to put
the phone down. One…Two…”
Episode 480
Worldvision Rerun 268
Tape Date: April 22, 1968 (ABC #85-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 26, 1968 Friday
Writer: Ron Sproat
Director: Lela Swift

Barnabas puts the phone down. He again tries to convince Lang
that Julia can be trusted, but Lang still refuses to let him
call her. Barnabas again picks up the phone. He tells Lang,
“I’m going to call her. I don’t believe you’ll kill me. I’m
too necessary for your experiment.”
At Collinwood, the phone rings. Cassandra and Julia are in
the drawing room. Cassandra answers the phone, then gives it
to Julia. Barnabas tells Julia to come to Lang’s house. He
tells her to bring the medallion she uses to hypnotize people
with her.
Julia goes to Lang’s house. Barnabas and Lang tell her
that Jeff was once in a mental hospital and was released into
Lang’s care. They lie that and went beserk tonight and attacked
Lang, shouting that Lang wanted to kill him and cut his head
off – obviously the ravings of a lunatic. They tell Julia that
she must hypnotize Jeff and make him forget the events of the
night or it might drive him insane.
Lang takes Julia to Jeff’s room, where Jeff is tied up in
bed. Julia tells Lang she needs to be alone with Jeff. Lang
leaves. Jeff regains consciousness and tells Julia that Lang
had planned to cut off his head and put it on a creature he
had created out of body parts. Seeing the dubious look on Julia’s
face, he tells her, “If you don’t believe me, go to the lab and
look for yourself!” Not believing his far-fetched story, Julia
hypnotizes him and makes him forget the events of the night. Then,
curious, she decides to go to Lang’s lab and have a look anyway.
She finds Lang’s “creation” and screams.
Hearing Julia’s screams, Barnabas and Lang come running to
the lab. They explain the plan to her and ask for her cooperation.
She tells them she will, saying, “I want to see Barnabas cured”
and leaves. Lang tells Barnabas he does not trust Julia and will
follow her. They do so. Downstairs, Lang notices that a door
to his sitting room, which should be open, is closed. Inside, Julia,
uncomfortable with the idea that although Jeff will not be killed,
someone else might be to complete the experiment, has decided to
call the police. Outside the locked door, Barnabas and Lang hear
Julia telling the operator to connect her to the police…
Episode 481
Worldvision Rerun 269
Tape Date: April 23, 1968 (ABC #86-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 29, 1968 Monday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: Lela Swift

Barnabas gets Julia to hang up by shouting, “Julia! Remember
Someone! Dave Woodard! Remember Dave Woodard!” Julia hangs up and
comes out. Lang tells her he won’t kill anyone for the head,
saying he will get the head the same way he got the other
body parts, from cadavers, and she agrees to be silent about the
Barnabas and Julia return to Collinwood. In the garden, Julia
tries to talk Barnabas out of taking part in Lang’s experiment,
but Barnabas replies that he must escape the vampire curse
before Angelique can do anything. Unknown to them, Cassandra
is hiding outside the garden fence eavesdropping on them.
She hears Barnabas and Julia talking about Lang’s plan, but
they do not discuss the details. Barnabas sees Cassandra,
grabs her and shouts, “Angelique!” Cassandra manages to
struggle free, exclaims, “You’re crazy!” and runs off.
Cassandra summons Tony Peterson, puts him in a trance and tells
him to go to Lang’s house and steal the talisman. She tells
him she’ll make sure Lang isn’t home. Peterson asks Cassandra,
“Why did you choose me?” Cassandra replies, “Because you resemble
someone I knew a long time ago. A Rev. Trask.”
Lang comes to the old house and asks Barnabas what he wants,
saying his answering service told him he left a message asking
him to come here. Barnabas replies, “I left you no message” and
realizing this must be some plot of Angelique’s, asks, “Do you
have the talisman with you?” Lang searchs his pockets, doesn’t
find it and tells Barnabas, “I must have left it at my desk.”
Barnabas tells Lang they must go and get it.
Peterson steals the talisman from Lang’s desk. He goes and
gives it to Cassandra. Cassandra is ecstatic, saying, “Now
now only will Lang unable to save Barnabas, he’ll be unable
to save himself!”
Episode 482
Worldvision Rerun 270
Tape Date: April 24, 1968 (ABC #87-DRK-68)
Air Date: April 30, 1968 Tuesday
Writer: Sam Hall
Director: John Sedwick

Barnabas and Lang rush to Lang’s house, but when they get there,
they find that the talisman is gone. They run into Jeff, who is
packed and preparing to leave. Jeff tells Lang he has no memory
of the previous night, but suspects something happened, that
he doesn’t believe Lang’s story that he fell asleep while
packing. He leaves. Barnabas and Lang decide that they must
act before Angelique can act. Lang remarks that things would
go much faster if he had an assistant. Barnabas asks if such
an assistant need be skilled; Lang replies that he only has to
be able bodied, have good hands and be able to keep a secret.
Barnabas tells Lang that his former servant Willie Loomis would
be a good choice, but that he is confined to Windcliff Hospital
at present. He suggests that maybe Julia could get him released
into their care.
At the Evan’s cottage, Maggie is sitting on the sofa, still
terrified by the dream. There’s a knock at the door. She answers
it. She is shocked to see that it is the man in her dream. The
man introduces himself as Jeff Clark and tells her Vicky told
him he could stay here for awhile. Maggie apoligizes to him,
saying she had a dream in which was a man who looked just like
him. Jeff asks about her dream. Maggie tells him. As soon as
she is finished, she is surprised to find that the feeling of
terror is completely gone.
Vicky comes to the cottage and tells Jeff she is very angry
at him for not meeting her last night as they had arranged. She
mentions that she had gone to Lang’s last night looking for him
but that Lang had told her he wasn’t there. Jeff now realizes
that something DID happen last night. He notices Vicky’s charm
bracelet and reacts strangely to it. Vicky tells him about her
witchcraft trial and mentions that was persecuted by someone
named Trask. Jeff tells her he thinks he once knows someone
named Trask, but cannot remember when or where.
Later, at night, Jeff dozes off in a chair in the living room
of the Evans Cottage and has a dream. It is almost the same as
Maggie’s, except when he opens the door of the cottage, he finds
Dr. Lang there beckoning him. He follows him and, like Maggie, is
locked in the room with many doors. He hears Lang’s voice recite the
same poem. He hears Josette’s music coming from behind a door and
opens it to find a green death’s head, as did Maggie. He closes the
door. The music starts to come from behind a different door. He opens
it and finds a guillotine in the door frame. The blade falls loudly.
Jeff awakens, terrified.

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